Peloton Logs Over 1,000 Miles In Platooning Demonstration

(Last Updated On: December 28, 2017)

 

Connected and automated vehicle technology developer Peloton has completed a series of real-world truck platooning demonstrations in Florida, logging over 1,000 test miles in the process.

The demonstration occurred in collaboration with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. It featured two Peloton-equipped Volvo VNL670 Class 8 trucks equipped with Peloton’s linked, collision-avoidance platooning technology. According to Peloton, the two trucks traveled at a separation distance of approximately 65 feet, with professional drivers remaining fully in command of each truck at all times.

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